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‘Just look at me, silly me,
I’m as happy as could be,
I got a girl who thinks I rock.
And tomorrow there’s no school,
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When I started researching my husband’s Barnes line, I knew they had Wayne County, North Carolina roots. My husband’s father and his Aunt Helen had told me that their father, Ernest Barnes, had been born in the Goldsboro area in 1885, and that the family had lived in Grantham Township. 504 more words
We just received two copies of the book, African American Music Trails of Eastern North Carolina by Sarah Bryan and Beverly Patterson. It is an essential guide-book to one of America’s most important cradles of African-American music, and the city of Wilson has had a large role in its genesis. 599 more words